The nation could see a “surge superimposed upon that surge we are already in” if Americans fail to wear mask in public and cut down on gatherings, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday.
“We’re entering into what’s really a precarious situation,” Fauci said on “Meet the Press.”
In New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled plans to reopen pre-schools and elementary schools starting Dec. 7.
Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the U.S. In November alone, the nation recorded more than 4 million new cases, and on Friday, the U.S. surpassed 200,000 daily cases of the first time. Current hospitalizations have climbed to a record 91,635.
Ohio physician Syed Ahmad said on Twitter that he was notified that the University of Cincinnati Medical Center was full because of COVID cases, forcing cancellation of elective surgeries.
“Driving home, passed a restaurant that was full,” Ahmad said on…